Lorry Loses Control, Falls Into River


Bankura: A driver was seriously injured after he lost his control over his container carrying lorry and fell into the Gandheswari river from a bridge in the wee hours of Sunday.

The incident took place in the bridge located at Bankura-Raniganj NH 60 in the Bankura Sadar police station. The heavily injured lorry driver was rushed to the Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital. His identity is still unknown.

As per sources, the lorry was coming to Bankura from Raniganj via NH 60. It lost control and broke the railing of the Gandeshwari bridge and fell into the
Gandeshwari river.

Panic sparked in the area as a result of the accident. The locals alleged that this was the result of police negligence. They have also demanded for a proper traffic system in the area.